Middle East Economic Survey


No 42



CPC Says Capacity Expansion Complete By 2008

The Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) intends to expand the capacity of its crude pipeline system to 67mn tons (1.34mn b/d) by 2008, it was announced in the Kazakh city of Almaty on 7 October during the annual KIOGE oil and gas conference. CPC General Director Ian MacDonald told the gathering that originally the pipeline had been planned to be completed in 2014, but that volume...